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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The pre-order period for the new Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX headphones is finally here. This may be the most important two week window of your life. Both are available for pre-order from October 13th through October […]

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Consider this yet another PSA on why you should never ever download Adobe Flash Player, or anything resembling it if you’re using an Android phone. Security researchers at ESET have discovered a new kind of ransomware infecting Android phones on a level nobody’s ever seen before. Called DoubleLocker, the exploit encrypts the data on the […]

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A lot can happen in three years, but banning combustion engines from a major city centre? That seems a bit of a stretch. SEE ALSO: Hover cars aren’t as far off as you think—meet the Renault Float concept Oxford City and Oxfordshire County Council have proposed plans to rid the city centre of all diesel- […]

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Dubai is aggressively turning itself into a “Future City,” putting self-flying taxis in the skies and a facial recognition system in its airport. The Dubai police department’s latest ride is now adding another sci-fi transportation staple: the hoverbike. The Dubai police, which already has luxury patrol cars, self-driving pursuit drones, and a robot officer, just […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Internet is littered with pair after pair of mediocre Bluetooth headphones. Some have good sound, some have active noise cancellation, and some merely feel comfortable. Most will run you hundreds of dollars a pair. But the Paww […]

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Oculus, Samsung, Google, Sony, Valve, and everyone else who makes virtual reality devices have a problem: VR isn’t selling.  From a gamer’s perspective, it’s pretty obvious why. Devices like Oculus Rift and Playstation VR are innovative, shiny, new, and probably the way of the future or whatever, but as a gamer, I really only care […]

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The billboard lights at Piccadilly Circus in London are getting a makeover which will take it into the 21st century and beyond, making it the largest of its kind in Europe.  SEE ALSO: Nighttime at Piccadilly Circus, the shining neon heart of London The new screen will basically be a ginormous Smart TV —  even […]

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WeChat, China’s biggest messaging app, has apologised for a gaffe, where it translated the phrase “black foreigner” to the N-word. The mistake was first spotted by Ann James, an American living in Shanghai. She translated an incoming Chinese message into English, which produced the text: “The n****r’s still late.” SEE ALSO: Google’s ‘Pixel Buds’ may […]

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Razer’s new smartphone is only expected to launch on Nov. 1, but the leaks have already begun. According to Phone Radar, a listing has already appeared on GFXBench titled “Razer Phone“, that could just very well be the phone we’re set to see in a little over two weeks. SEE ALSO: Razer’s first ever smartphone […]

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Razer’s new smartphone is only expected to launch on Nov. 1, but the leaks have already begun. According to Phone Radar, a listing has already appeared on GFXBench titled “Razer Phone“, that could just very well be the phone we’re set to see in a little over two weeks. SEE ALSO: Razer’s first ever smartphone […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Finding the right outfit to be comfortable temperature-wise all day is nearly impossible — you dress in layers for the morning chill, yet you’re sweating by the end of the day. Ugh, life. Engineers are catching on to […]

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Incorporating social good into your business model is no longer just a nice idea. Consumers have come to expect it and are even willing to pay more for a product from a company that has impact, accountability, and ethics at its core. But launching a successful social impact startup, like any new business, requires financial […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Though the smartwatch phenomenon exploded a number of years ago, it seems as if the “new and improved” features have come to a slight halt: we’ve seen alarm clocks, phone notifications, activity tracking, etc., but what come next?  […]

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